GeorgiaLEADS graduated its second cohort in Valdosta- Lowndes County Thursday night.
Th cohort went through an eight-month leadership development experience that covered site visits to seven South Georgia communities. They also visited the State Capitol.
Lowndes County Commission Chairman Bill Slaughter and Valdosta Mayor John Gayle congratulated 31 regional leaders for their commitment. The graduation ceremony, sponsored by the Georgia Power Company, was hosted by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Development Authority and members of Locate South Georgia.
With 31 participants representing 21 counties across South Georgia, Locate South GeorgiaLEADS (LSGL) graduates were asked to graduate themselves in a very personal graduation ceremony which included much laughter and poignant moments from their experiences together. ” – Mary Beth, Executive Director, LSGL Program Coordinator
Recruitment for the third year of Locate South GeorgiaLEADS will open in June of this year, with the program to launch in August 2018. Interested applicants may contact their local Chambers of Commerce or Economic Development Authorities, as well as Locate South GeorgiaLEADS Program Coordinator Mary Beth Bass.